Cast Iron Brownies
This is usually where we like to set the stage of how the meal below makes us feel or the situations that call for said dish. But come on… It’s Brownies. We love them. You want them. And there is no bad time for one.
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8 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter (Melted)
1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
1/2 Teaspoon of Kosher Salt
3/4 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1 1/4 cups Granulated Sugar
1/2 cup All-Purpose flour
1 Teaspoon of Natural Vanilla Extract
2 Large Eggs (Cold)
There are some alterations or additions you can make to this dish if you are looking for a change.
As with most desserts, you can add your favorite type of nuts to this recipe. Just add 1 cup of Walnuts, Pecans or Peanuts.
The easiest alternative to this recipe is to buy your favorite premixed boxed brownie mix and follow the directions on the box. There is something satisfying about making them from scratch, but there is also something satisfying about any kind of quick mix brownie.
Cook Time — Approximately 25-30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 325°F. Melt your butter in a small sauce pan or double boiler. If you want, the microwave can be used as well. Once melted, combine the melted butter, vegetable oil, sugar, cocoa powder and salt in a glass mixing bowl.
Once the ingredients are combined, stir in the vanilla. Once mixed, add the eggs one at a time mixing the first thoroughly before adding the second. Mix until the batter looks thick and shiny.
Add the flour and mix vigorously until the mixture is well blended. Batter should be thick and pulling away from the mixing bowl. Spray your Hallman Originals Cast Iron cookware with the cooking spray. Pour the batter into the pan using a rubber spatula to scrape the mixing bowl.
Bake the brownies for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick can be inserted into the center and come out with a few moist crumbs. As a visual test, brownies are done when the edges will look dry and the middle still looks slightly under baked.
Make sure to allow the cast iron to cool completely before cutting.